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River Falls Journal
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Sinking boat, kid’s tricky 911 call and woman in black takes to the road
Wisconsin School Board Appreciation Week set for Oct. 4-10
River Falls couple, Prescott man injured in separate crashes
St. Bridget’s unique new classroom honors ‘The Story Lady’
Pierce Pepin sponsors local vets on next Freedom Honor Flight
crime and courts
Gliding down the river with the St. Croix Rowing Club
Wildcats top EC North for first win
Spartans spoil Wildcat homecoming
Wild Side: Fascinating fluid dynamics on the Big Lake
Chippewa Falls keeps Cats winless
‘Snow White’ performances begin Oct. 9
GO Pink, Bark For Life set
Photo Club meets Oct. 7
Maiden Rock Meander spotlights village’s artistic side on Oct. 17
River Falls area residents asked to support ‘Moola for Milk’
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 10/13/15 Budget Planning Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Fair Housing Ordinance
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2015 Board of Review
TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/13/15 Town Board Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2015 Annual Fall Clean-up
David Fredrickson, 78
Cyrus Irani, 52
Joy Jensen, 83
Diane Rose Vezina, 69
Marie Schmahl, 88
Days Gone By: All class reunion: Who will be named king and queen?
Featured Letter to the Editor: River Falls, it’s time to admit that we have a crisis
Days Gone By: Tuesday Club circa 2003, celebrating 125th this year
April 2, 2009
Come for Earth Day presentation
Bill Christofferson, longtime Democratic campaign consultant, activist and author of "The Man from Clear Lake: Earth Day Founder Sen. Gaylord Nelson," will speak about Earth Day and the late U.S. Wisconsin senator from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2, at the River Falls Public Library. Christofferson...
April 2, 2009 - 12:20pm
March 13, 2009
Letter: Great cause, supper effort
"Hunger Knows no Season," was the theme of the first annual UW-RF Student Valentine's Day Food Drive. Thank you River Falls for generously giving to the students who came knocking to collect for the River Falls Food Pantry. Rick Pechacek, Food Pantry president, was extremely pleased...
opinion / Food
March 13, 2009 - 9:37am
January 2, 2009
Rice Lake man dead after shooting wife
A Rice Lake area man died, after shooting at his wife early on New Year's Day. Margaret Krohn told authorities that her husband Gerald, 63, fired a shot at her and she hid in a bathroom where she heard another shot. Authorities later found Gerald Krohn dead in his bedroom with...
January 2, 2009 - 9:00am
Thousands take traditional plunge despite icy and windy conditions
Icy and windy conditions did not stop thousands of Wisconsinites from plunging into Lake Michigan on New Year's Day. Firefighters helped clear the ice at Jacksonport in Door County, where 750 people made the plunge. Organizer J.R. Jarosh said gale-force winds created the worst conditions...
January 2, 2009 - 9:00am
December 26, 2008
Packers practice Christmas Day; Harrell out
Christmas was a work-day for the Green Bay Packers, as they get ready to host Detroit in their season finale on Sunday. Packers' Head Coach...
December 26, 2008 - 9:00am
November 11, 2008
Veterans Day ceremonies and exhibits planned across state
It's Veterans Day and ceremonies will be held throughout Wisconsin to honor those who've served our country. In Brown County, veterans can take advantage of more than two dozen free and discounted items at stores and restaurants. The county Veterans' Recognition Subcommittee worked...
November 11, 2008 - 9:00am
November 4, 2008
It's decision time in the Badger State
Wisconsin voters will decide today (Tuesday) if the pollsters were right. The presidency is the top item on this Election Day ballot and...
November 4, 2008 - 9:00am
August 8, 2008
Local Catholics fly 'down under' to see pope, share faith
Debra Andazola, 47, and two of her children, Jeanette, 24, and Zach, 18, flew to Australia to take part in World Youth Day July 15-20. Members of St. Bridget Catholic Church, the three had attended national conventions in past years. This was their first world event, Debra said.
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
June 6, 2008
Safest May since World War II on state highways
Last month was the safest May on Wisconsin highways since World War II. The state Department of Transportation said 47 people were killed in traffic accidents last month, the fewest for May since 33 lost their lives in 1945. It was also 16 fewer than the same month a year ago. Officials...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am
May 27, 2008
Officials say weekend storms could have been worse
It could have been a lot worse. That's what state officials say about the severe thunderstorms that hit Wisconsin over the holiday weekend. St. Croix County had golf-ball-sized hail. But a half-hour to the west in Hugo, Minn., a tornado killed a two-year-old and damaged more than...
May 27, 2008 - 12:00am
May 23, 2008
Gas prices jump 20 cents in one day in some parts of state
Gas prices rose 20 cents a gallon in parts of Wisconsin Thursday, just as folks were getting ready to drive off for the Memorial Day Weekend. Four-dollar fuel, which had been limited to the Milwaukee area, spread into northeast Wisconsin. Marinette had last night's high of $4.17...
May 23, 2008 - 12:00am
May 22, 2008
Memorial Day events in River Falls area
Monday, May 26, is Memorial Day. The River Falls American Legion Post 121 will visit six cemeteries and present its annual program at Greenwood Cemetery on that day. Events begin with the Legion members' visit to Kinnickinnic Cemetery at 7 a.m.; Mann Valley Cemetery at 7:20 a.m.;...
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am
Editorial: This holiday: Time to reflect, come together
If you stick around town for this three-day weekend, add meaning and reflection to your holiday by attending the parade and Memorial Day program Monday morning. This year's service brings renewed significance. Pastor Kevin Humphrey from Abundant Life Church will bless the newly designated...
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am
February 14, 2008
Valentine's Day celebrates love -- that little four-letter word that carries so much meaning. How do people find it and tell if it's real? How can lovers nurture it and make it last? Two River Falls couples share their thoughts. Compromise key John and Dorothy Cudd celebrated...
February 14, 2008 - 12:00am